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Materials Characterisation




Helium Pycnometry

  • Micromeritics Accupyc II 1340
  • Helium pycnometry for solid samples
  • Provides highly accurate density measurements
  • Details from Micromeritics



UV-VIS-NIR Spectroscopy

  • Perkin Elmer Lambda 750
  • Spectroscopy from 200 nm to 900 nm
  • Equipped with an integrating sphere for measurement of solid samples
  • Details from Perkin Elmer




  • Horiba Scientific FluoroLog-3 modular spectrofluorimeter equipped with:
  • Two source lamps (Xenon and Tungsten-Halogen)
  • Excitation iHR320 monochromator
  • Emission double-monochomator with an R982 PMT UV-VIS detector
  • Emission iHR320 monochromator with a liquid nitrogen-cooled GaAs IR detector and an R982 PMT UV-VIS detector
  • 6" Integrating Sphere assembly for measuring photoluminescence quantum efficiency
  • The excitation and emission spectral range is 250 - 1550 nm



Single-Crystal Diffractometer

  • Oxford Diffraction Gemini Ultra
  • Dual-wavelength system with molybdenum and copper fine focus X-ray sources
  • Fast, highly sensitive Eos CCD detector
  • Details from Agilent Technologies